Under the law, gun owners no longer had to show they were harmed by an ordinance to challenge it, and it let “membership organizations” like the NRA sue on behalf of any Pennsylvania member. It also allowed them to recover damages if they are successful.
Deputy chief solicitor Richie Feder said removing those old laws will allow the city to better defend its more recent gun restrictions.
Armed with a new state law, pro-gun groups are rapidly scaling up their attack on municipal firearms ordinances in Pennsylvania, with the National Rifle Association filing suit over gun-control measures in three cities.
New Jersey law enforcement officials are proposing some changes to tighten the rules for gun retailers.
Mayor Nutter and a host of other Democrats from across Pennsylvania are going to court, trying to overturn a bill signed into law by Gov. Corbett last month.
Dom Giordano spoke to Father Michael Pfleger, a Catholic Priest from Chicago, on Monday about his request that a billboard featuring an assault rifle be taken down.
Pennsylvania Medical Society president Dr. Bruce MacLeod says gun violence should be studied the same way doctors study diabetes and heart disease.
Chris covers the ongoing Senate speech by Texas Senator Ted Cruz objecting to funding Obamacare, the chaos at Yankee Stadium over Mariano Rivera Bobblehead Night, and bystanders not acting to help a police officer in a scuffle with a suspect on a SEPTA platform. He also talks to the President of the NRA, David Keene.
A few dozen gun rights advocates rallied in Philadelphia’s Love Park and then marched down Market Street on Saturday to protest a City ordinance that bans the carrying of firearms in parks and recreation centers, even if the guns are legal.
Over 70 percent of the time a minor is killed by a gun, the gun used was housed in that minor’s own home.
Ten blocks in the heart of Philadelphia will be turned into a canvas reflecting a crisis in America.
People on both sides of the gun control issue jammed a New Jersey state senate hearing room where a series of reforms sought by Democrats are being considered this week in committee.
Chris gives updates on the fertilizer plant explosion in Texas and discusses the failure of the Toomey-Manchin compromise to pass in the Senate, as well as, CNN’s wrongly reporting an arrest in the case of the Boston Marathon bombing. He talks to David Keene, the President of the NRA, J.D. Mullane from the Bucks County Courier Times, former Secret Service Agent Dan Bongino, and body language expert, Dr. Lillian Glass.
Shira Goodman, executive director of CeaseFirePA, is disappointed the Toomey-Manchin amendment didn’t pass but says the fight for gun control laws will go on.
The National Rifle Association has been chosen to run the nation’s largest sports and outdoor show that was cancelled due to a gun controversy earlier this year.